Editorial Article: Solved - Precision Powder Weighing in Filtered Fume Hoods

Attend our free webinar on Tuesday, October 31, 2018 and discover the fastest ‘weigh’ to accurate and precision weighing success

16 Oct 2018


Accurate weighing of powder is often a fundamental part of many work processes, and it’s vital to the success and reliability of your results. When using a filter fume hood, precision weighing of powders becomes more complex and can be affected by airflow turbulence. This can also present safety and containment concerns when using hazardous or potent pharmaceutical compounds. It’s therefore important that good working practices and the right equipment combinations are used to ensure both weighing accuracy and safety.

Image of Cédric Herry, director of research and development at Erlaband, and Syzymon Holubowicz, senior market manager at OHAUS Europe

Szymon Holubowicz (OHAUS Europe) and Cédric Herry (Erlab) share important insights


In this webinar, Cédric Herry, director of research and development at Erlab, and Szymon Holubowicz, senior market manager at OHAUS Europe, will help you achieve accurate weighing results by talking about:

  • The importance of selecting the right weighing equipment:
    • Choosing equipment with the right performance, including the use of semi-micro balances
    • Preserving a high-performance balance through routine equipment maintenance
    • Effective combinations of filtered fume hoods and analytical balances 
  • Improving safety within a filtered fume hood:
    • Vital safety procedures for the handling of hazardous materials 
    • Working principles of filtered fume hood safety standards
    • Adopting good working practices when weighing hazardous substances

Who should attend the webinar:

This webinar is broadly applicable to scientists across multiple disciples and will be highly useful to lab managers and chemists.

Attend the live webinar:

The live webinar will take place on Tuesday, October 31, 2018 at:

  • 16:00 GMT
  • 12:00 EDT
  • 09:00 PDT
  • 17:00 CET 

Interested, but have a scheduling conflict? Register to receive an on-demand link to watch later.


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